With the judges referring to his ability to both entertain and move readers, Mexico’s Antonio Ortuño wins the Ribera del Duera Prize.
Fellows who attended Guadalajara International Book Fair offer feedback on insights into the Latin American book market and its opportunities.
As his literary agency continues to expand, particularly in Latin America, literary agent Andrew Wylie touts thinking globally and prioritizing quality over money.
Evident in the rise of literary agencies at Guadalajara Book Fair, the road to international markets for Latin American writers is no longer just via Spain.
Mexico’s Base tres consultancy connects book professionals within Latin America and from outside the region, helping them understand this evolving market.
With Brazil still immersed in an economic crisis, Brazilian publishers attend the Guadalajara Book Fair in Mexico to make deeper connections across Latin America.
Latin America is guest region of honor at this year’s Guadalajara Book Fair. Along with 650 writers from 44 countries, the fair will host a rights exchange program.
A posthumous novel by Roberto Bolaño and new works by Guatemala’s Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Mexicans Mario Bellatin and Laia Jufresa are among Frankfurt’s Latin American rights harvest. It’s post-“boom” in Latin America’s literary output, as agent Cristóbel Pera puts it: powerful new voices breaking out on the world stage…and awaiting the rights action at Frankfurt Book Fair. — Porter …
As Hay Festival Segovia opens, Publishing Perspectives hears from Hay founder and director Peter Florence about the festival’s global appeal, and literature as “the most dissenting art form.”
France’s 2008 Nobel Prize winner Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio spoke at Hay Festival Querétaro about literature and ‘the resurgence of nationalism.’